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PROFILE OF DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
YB DATO’ KAMARUDIN JAFFAR
YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs on 9 March 2020. He is the Member of Parliament for Bandar Tun Razak constituency.
YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar was born in 1951. Together with his spouse YBhg. Datin Yushazlinda Yaacob, they are blessed with four children.
YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar has a Masters Degree in Southeast Asia Politics from the University of London and Bachelor Degree in Political Science from Kent University, Canterbury, England.
YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar was the Secretary of the Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia – ABIM) from 1983 – 1987 and the United Malays National Organization (UMNO) Youth Chief of Kelantan.
Prior to his appointment as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar was the Political Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister (1986-1991) and the Deputy Minister of Transport (2018-2020).